Complete Definition of "wary"

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Etymology
From the adjective ware

Pronunciation
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Adjective
wary

  1. Cautious of danger; carefully watching and guarding against deception, artifices, and dangers; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous; careful.

#: He is wary of dogs.

  1. Characterized by caution; guarded; careful.

Translations
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Italian: prudente m, circospetto m
Old English: cearig|ÄeariÄ¡
Portuguese: prudente, cauteloso(a), cuidadoso(a)
Spanish: cauteloso

Related terms
warily
wariness

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